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This female presumed Kennedy's Emerald Somatochlora kennedyi was feeding along a wide track cut through the regenerated waist-high brush of a large square of cut-down pine forest; there were a few scattered trees left in the block, and the Emerald was working slowly down the track at c. waist-high, inspecting plants on both sides of the track. Eventually it landed and I was able to get the in-the-field photos here; it then moved to another spot where my collegue Jeremy Gatten hand-caught it, allowing me to get the in-the-hand photos here. We did not have any means to preserve a specimen and were due to fly to the Aleutians soon, so we let it go (not knowing what taxon it was). The location was along Highway Three, the Parks Highway, from Anchorage to Denali National Park, north of Talkeetna c. 15 miles, in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska on July 15, 2007. If the identification is verifiable from these images, this would be a new taxon for Alaska: